Hollyoaks spoilers: Cleo McQueen faces her abuser, Pete Buchanan

Cleo McQueen comes face to face with step-father, Pete Buchanan, who sexually abused her and is now out of prison...

Cleo McQueen’s (Nadine Mulkerrin) worst fears unfold in tonight’s special episode of Hollyoaks which focuses on mental health, on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings). 

Cleo was terrified that her step-father, Pete Buchanan (Kai Owen) who was imprisoned for sexually abusing her, was back in Chester and she was right to be worried.

Cleo McQueen in Hollyoaks

Cleo McQueen comes face to face with her abuser Pete Buchanan

Tonight she comes face to face with him.

What does Pete want to say to her? 

Pete and Cleo McQueen in Hollyoaks

Meanwhile, Luke Morgan (Gary Lucy) re-lives the rape ordeal he suffered as a teenager and his fears about his dementia grow. 

Luke Morgan tries to get through to his son but has his own demons to battle with

As his worries about his drug-addict son, Ollie (Gabriel Clark) continue, Luke tries to convince Ollie that he needs to go to rehab… and soon.

But will Ollie, who has been living in an abandoned garden-centre, listen to his dad? 

Ollie Morgan in Hollyoaks

Drug addict Ollie has been living rough

Elsewhere, other Chester residents reveal their most vulnerable sides as they’re forced to confront their pasts.

Mandy Richardson in Hollyoaks

Mandy tries to explain to Cindy why she did what she did with Ella

Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring) has a heart to heart with her sister Mandy Richardson (Sarah Jayne Dunn) who opens up about her past traumas and explains why she behaved as she did to protect her daughter Ella (Erin Palmer). 

Cindy Cunningham in Hollyoaks

Cindy has her own mental health issues to contend with

Meanwhile Cindy discusses her own bipolar disorder.

Cleo McQueen and Toby Faroe in Hollyoaks

Toby Faroe just wants to protect girlfriend, Cleo

Plus, Toby Faroe (Bobby Gordon) confronts his own childhood demons as he tries to protect his girlfriend, Cleo, from hers. 

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm.

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